Florida safety commits to UGA’s Mark Richt

Florida defensive back Marc Deas committed to Georgia on Saturday, according to UGA Sports.

The 6-foot, 185-pound Deas picked the Bulldogs over Rutgers, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss and Kentucky, among others. Deas told the website he made the seven-hour drive from Kissimmee, Fla. “[Georgia] is far, but not too far.”

Also, Buford offensive lineman Kolton Houston committed to UGA on Saturday. [Click here to go to the story.]


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  • 36 comments Add your comment


    April 11th, 2009
    1:20 pm

    Yea Mark. Congratulations!

    GT #1

    April 11th, 2009
    2:15 pm

    An answer to CMR’s prayers. Maybe Reshad Jones can teach him to tackle lolololololol.


    April 11th, 2009
    2:27 pm

    Wow !!! Rutgers, huh ? The Dawgs are back !!!! Preseason # 1 …Oh yeah, that was last year, LOL

    Sister Bessie

    April 11th, 2009
    3:10 pm

    I ain’t had me a good turnip in a long time.


    April 11th, 2009
    3:35 pm

    Hey Mark, for $25 dollars you can get your car washed and a set of season tickets to Tech. Wisconsinjacket and GT#1 are typical of those who really don’t have much to do except go to another team’s blog and spend their break time. Back to the fries, there are customers in the drive through!

    Dawg '88

    April 11th, 2009
    3:51 pm

    GT #1…Making fun of a man’s religious statements/convictions is disgusting. At least CMR was being honest with his thinking….as opposed to Paul Johnson who publicly states the “Hell with Georgia” and promotes cheating in his style of coaching…both immoral beyond defending.

    For you and wisconsinjacket:

    By the way, would you take winning 7 out of every eight games vs. your rival OR would you rather luck out and win 1 every 8 years? Be careful how you answer…if you go for winning one like this year, you accept being mediocre. If you want 7 out of 8, then you realize that this year’s game was an abberation and means little. Your program will never reach the status of UGA. Will ESPN ever even have a brief thought of doing a GT Spring game? You know the answer. Heh,heh,heh!

    Your jealousy is overwhelmingly obvious. You have to come over to a UGA site to slam a Christian person’s convictions to make yourself feel good. Are you proud to be an perfect example of an unsportsmanlike, immoral person by doing so? Pick another weekend at least…not Easter weekend.

    SEC fan

    April 11th, 2009
    4:02 pm

    Hey Nerds, nice job on recruiting Connor Shaw. Oops, he just committed to South Carolina !!

    Dawg '88

    April 11th, 2009
    4:03 pm

    When was the last time that Yech was a pre-season #1 in any sport (showing respect for the program’s sustained excellence)?

    That’s right!

    Brian Jones TECH FAN

    April 11th, 2009
    4:15 pm

    First of all there is nothing wrong with being religious, but I really dont thank god gives a crap about football or any other sport for that matter. Enough of that for all the UGA fans calling our win last year a fluke it is getting funny 409 rushing yards on your own field is no fluke. The only difference between talent at uga and tech is that uga is much deeper. The is no athlete at uga that is better than dwyer or burnett. If you watched the spring game its going to be ugly year for uga. For the voice of reason if anyone knows anything about ga and tech football theygo 10 years on 10 years off on who is better team and from looks of things tech is going to be better for years to come. DAWG 88 do you think espn will ever pick uga agian after that suckfest. just for good measure 4nc to 1 nc who has more football heritage is pretty easy to see

    BS Patrol

    April 11th, 2009
    6:05 pm

    88, it was during the Cremins era they were preseason #1 but GT doesn’t put as big a premium on pre season rankings as you do. Also little fellow, we’ll just be satisfied with 8 of 9. Better do a little research before blogging. Also, leave the preaching to Jehovah’s Witnesses.
    Brian Jones, do you think ga was trying to lull their opponents into thinking they were cupcakes or did they really suck that bad?

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    April 11th, 2009
    6:38 pm

    Tech fan…spring games have no impact at all on how teams do in the fall. Come on. Actually, I was impressed with a lot of what Georgia did today. They have some serious athletes on defense, especially that defensive end who constantly put pressue on the QB. Either he is really good or the OL for Georgia is bad news. The kid QB from Tampa is going to have trouble throwing out of the pocket, but he has serious talent, too. Cox will be challenged by both him and the Logan Gray in the fall, I think. I was not impressed with Cox. Georgia is going to be strong at RB and FB, for sure. I think they are going to be better than last year…but second to the Gators again. Too much experience and serious, serious skill in Gainesville for the SEC East next year.


    April 11th, 2009
    7:19 pm

    Brian Jones Tech Fan, yes it was a fluke, at half I thought the game was over and we had won, unfortunately for us so did our players. As it turned out Tech came back for the 2nd half ready to play and took full advantage of our lack of intensity. We should have won the game but didn’t, congrats on your win, but time is running out on your bragging rights. As for us not looking great in our spring game, I don’t think we had double diget fumbles, do you remember a spring game like that? We win more games that Tech including one against Tech in 09.

    Dawg Tired

    April 11th, 2009
    8:07 pm

    Wisconsin Jacket – Compare Rutgers’ record the past five years with—uh– say — well –how about Georgia Tech’s?

    BS Patrol

    April 11th, 2009
    8:08 pm

    If the first half was anything like the second, doggies have a lot of work to do. I could actually feel sorry for the doggies.

    Dawg Tired

    April 11th, 2009
    8:10 pm

    Wisconsin Jacket – Compare UGA’s final ranking for 2008 with .. uh.. how about Georgia Tech’s?

    Just what happens to one’s brain when he attends GT?

    BS Patrol

    April 11th, 2009
    8:24 pm

    Tampa Gator, If I had a fellow alumnus like Corrine Brown (D-Fl) I would crawl back in my hole & keep my mouth shut.


    April 11th, 2009
    8:36 pm

    I think Georgia might struggle a little bit this year. Logan Gray was moderately impressive and that little running back made a couple of nice moves but other than that…nothing to write home about.


    April 11th, 2009
    11:11 pm

    I really like the 3 recruits so far. No incredible athletes, no prima donnas. Just some hard working guys that are going to work their tail off to win. I think Ga. may have been missing that toughness/hustle factor with such great talent. Glad to see us getting some of these guys. We still have 33 ESPN 150 guys on our list, and 11 UA guys, so we’ll probably still get some premium talent (nothing against these guys – just talking about some top 5 guys at their positions.). Only 12 scholarships to give right now – we are 25% done.


    April 12th, 2009
    9:37 am

    Another big time recruit that UGAY beat aout all the top schools for. I’m sure he will be a 5 star now.
    Oh wait, maybe the facts will get in the way, not recruiting powers were after him.
    Seriuosly this kid may turn out great. Thats why you cant go by stars or wo else recruits a kid.


    April 12th, 2009
    9:42 am

    Brian Jones, I admire your courage in admitting to everyone that you are a Tech fan. When will you admit that you are GAY????

    Brian Jones TECH FAN

    April 12th, 2009
    10:24 am

    Sugar hill dawg check for boots under your wifes side of the bed I think i left them there when i came and saw her last. If a hot wife and two kids makes me gay then i guess i am gay. But i think my 6 4 built frame can handle anyone with SUGAR in there name. I think our fluke next year will be a 10 to 20 point win. No qb no rb and still no defense will be fun.

    Saint Simons

    April 12th, 2009
    11:06 am

    45-42!!!!!! hahahahahahahahahahhahaha

    K-Town Dawg

    April 12th, 2009
    11:45 am


    You are laughable at best.

    How many of GTs “championships” are shared?

    I mean they didn’t even win that one in 1990 outright!

    So if you’re going to count a championship every time your name is listed on a poll, then you should also count UGAs “shared” titles in 1927, 1946, and 1968. And don’t forget the 2 we won outright in 1942 and 1980.

    By my count that is 5 to 4. And any NERD knows 5 is more than 4.

    Brian Jones TECH FAN

    April 12th, 2009
    12:16 pm

    K town dawg shared or not shared it is in the history books as a NC yall have won one in 1980 which is year me and most my ga friends were born. So live with it tech has been the lesser program for last 7 years not anymore on its way up and uga will fire richt within 4 years

    brian's an idiot

    April 12th, 2009
    1:49 pm

    yeah brian you nailed it, we’re going to fire the man that has won two SEC titles, played in three, played in 3 BCS games, and has won ten games every year on average. your an idiot.

    Sanford Drive

    April 12th, 2009
    4:52 pm

    Brian, I’m sure you’ll fall off the band wagon the next time y’all lose to UGA. All these supposed Tech ‘fans’ came out of the woodwork after that game. I’m sure you were one of them. How convenient for you. I’ll look for you to come back to this blog in another 8 years. Enjoy the wagon ride.

    Brian Jones TECH FAN

    April 12th, 2009
    6:16 pm

    no actually have had season tickets since i can remember. I never went to tech just grew up a tech fan because they were better school than uga. once richt keeps the L’s coming from fla au tech and tenn he will be gone.

    Sanford Drive

    April 12th, 2009
    6:39 pm

    So, Brian, you are a fan of Tech sports fan because their academics are better? Well, I guess I’ll start pulling for the Tampa Bay Rays since I like the beach.


    April 12th, 2009
    6:55 pm

    Brian Jones Tech Fan: You are a joke.


    April 13th, 2009
    9:40 am

    Why is everyone getting so worked up about the G day game?? Remember, we had about 20 players (starters & backups) from last years team sidelined with injuries. And yes, Justin Houston is a beast…he was killing Clint Boling most of the day and Clint Boling is a perennial all SEC lineman.

    Voice of Reason

    April 13th, 2009
    9:52 am

    a tech fan talking crap about Rutgers!! hahahahahahahahaha!!!


    April 13th, 2009
    10:09 am

    Answer me this, Brian – Coach PJ has announced, and the AJC has reported, that Tech will begin recruiting the same athletes as UGA. If, as you state, Tech is better and their athletes smarter, just how is it that you’ll start recruiting against UGA? After all, according to most Tech fans UGA recruits “dumb” athletes while tech recruits the “smart” ones. So now you’ll recruit head-to-head against us? Has PJ “lowered” the academic bar at tech?

    Also, the AJC had an in depth report in December showing tech’s athletes scored 79 points higher on the average as UGA athletes. If you scored 1400 on your SAT, and your sibling scored 1321, does that make your sibling “dumb”? Is a person’s intelligence defined solely by their SAT score?

    You bee fans need to give up the “better school, smarter athlete” myth.


    April 13th, 2009
    11:51 pm

    Welcome to the Dawgs Deas. Work hard at school and your skills on the field and you should do fine. I look forward to seeing you in the Red and Black.

    TampaGator all good points and for the most part I would agree with you. Murray may prove to be a better pocket passer as he adjusts to the speed of the game. UF should be favored to win the SEC and the NC, however, UGA has enough talent to beat UF, they just have to put together two halves of a game and improve on D. UF is loaded and has leadership. Those two things make UF a very good team this year. UGA has to have leadership step up and receivers have to step up. Cox, Gray and Murray would all have had better stats if receivers had caught the ball before trying to run with it.

    Never went to Tech?

    April 14th, 2009
    9:44 am

    What a surprise. I don’t know any Tech fans that attended GT’s great academic institution. If GT was so great, you’d think more of their fans would have a degree from GT. If GT sold more season tickets, they also wouldn’t have to sell 3 game packs to Georgia fans every other year. I’m sure I’ll get a call asking me if I want to buy a 3 game pack this year for Georgia, Jacksonville State, and Wake Forest!

    I’m not sure if I’ll buy the 3 game pack this year. I may wait for the buy 4 tickets, get 4 hot dogs, 4 cokes, and 4 GT t-shirts special!


    April 14th, 2009
    11:48 am

    I have two words that should destroy the “smarter tech athlete” myth once and for all………Reggie Ball!